The car: 2010 Firman Cars F2000 / FC
Formula 2000 / Formula Continental single seater race car specification
In a formula originating in 1974, the Firman Cars F2000 / Formula Continental car is the first completely new and radical design for many years. Building on the Firman Cars F1000 concept and taking in many of the advances learned during its successful development year in 2009, the 2010 F2000 is set to take on Club and Pro racing throughout the US.
|Chassis||High torsion multi-tubular spaceframe chassis fabricated in 4130 chrome-moly steel, incorporating a high specification bonded and riveted aluminium undertray. The chassis has been designed to comply with the FIA crash test requirements for 2009.|
|Nose structure||Complies with the current Formula Ford SCCA regulations.|
|Steering||A high ratio bespoke T-rack and pinion unit allows a direct one-piece collapsible steering column designed to comply with the current FIA F3 regulations.|
|Brakes||Aluminium or steel calipers (depending on Pro racing or SCCA club racing spec.) act on 265 mm diameter ventilated discs, front and rear. Cockpit adjustable brake balance bar.|
|Cooling||High efficiency twin aluminium water radiators located and ducted in the side pods.|
|Dampers||Bilstien racing dampers valved in bump and rebound are fitted as standard using 36 mm ID springs. Other options available on request.|
|Fuel system||33 litre capacity ATL fuel cell incorporating an internal high pressure fuel pump. The fuel cell complies with FT3-1999.|
|Drive train||Standard fitment will be the Hewland LD200 4-speed gearbox with the extra width Hewland ratios. Drive is via 4 tripot joints and 2 bespoke driveshafts.|
|Wheels / tyres||
6" front width and 8" rear width can be supplied where applicable to regulations.
Tyres : Goodyear, Hoosier, Cooper-Avons etc. slicks and/or wet weather race tyres.
|Instrumentation||Digital AIM dash integrated into the steering wheel.|
|Bodywork||12 piece colour impregnated GRP in a full range of colours.|
|Engine||Ford 2 litre 16v DOHC Zetec to Pro series or SCCA club racing specification. (Pinto option available.)|
The rolling chassis (complete less engine) to the above specification, is delivered fully assembled on a full sized pallet and comes with the oil system, exhaust system, fuel system and a wiring harness to interface with the engine loom.